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Envision:You will recognize Colorado State Representative Leslie Herod and the Mental Health Center of Denver at the annual Envision:You Garden Party, scheduled August 1, with their first annual Lean on Me Award.

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Democratic state Rep. Leslie Herod of Denver, who spearheaded the Caring for Denver ballot initiative and now serves as the foundation's board chair, said the grants will be “transformational” for more than 13,000 Denverites.

“When we don’t adequately fund mental health...

Executive Director Lorez Meinhold and Board Chair State Rep. Leslie Herod of Caring for Denver Foundation recently approved $6.7M in grants to community-based non-profit organizations and departments within the City and County of Denver. These grants will support progr...

7/18/2020

State Sen. Rhonda Fields wrote on Twitter: "We have lost a heroes' Hero. Thank you God for John Lewis's life of service. Let us continue to honor his legacy, fighting on the path of 'good trouble.' Sir, I am because of you."

State Rep. Leslie Herod wrote: "Good bye to a...

“If officers are rethinking [their career] because of a law of integrity and accountability, then they shouldn’t be in the profession as a police officer,” Colorado State Representative Leslie Herod, who wrote the new law, told me. “Their duty is to serve and protect,...

Herod posted the video Wednesday evening to her more than 12,600 Twitter followers, and by Thursday morning it had racked up more than 7,700 views.

"If we want to stop the spread of COVID-19, we must all do our part," tweeted Herod. "That includes wearing a mask. So let...

State Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver), one of the prime sponsors of the bill, reiterated the importance of the legislation for at-risk communities in Colorado.

“‘All Coloradans deserve access to life-saving medical care, and this new law will ensure that the most systemica...

"If we have cities who want to do a runaround of 217, then we will create stronger legislation to ensure that they are also held accountable for the bad actions of their officers," says Representative Leslie Herod, a Democrat from Denver who helped secure the bill's pa...

“Today, members, we will be able to intervene and do something about what’s happening in our communities — all of our communities — and has happened for far too long,” Rep. Leslie Herod, a Denver Democrat and one of the prime sponsors of the bill, said Friday as the me...

"Gay and transgender people, particularly transgender women of color, have been targets of violent crimes and their murders have been excused," Herod said in a statement Friday. "We need to do everything in our power to end these vicious attacks. Banning the gay and tr...

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